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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/5/2022

The Toronto Maple Leafs takes on the Florida Panthers on 4/5/2022 at 07:05 PM.

Toronto Maple Leafs and Florida Panthers face off today. The Toronto Maple Leafs has a record of 45.0-19.0 this season. The Florida Panthers is 48.0-15.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Toronto Maple Leafs Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.4 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force Toronto Maple Leafs into 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 84.02%, which is above average.

Opponents take 30.6 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Toronto Maple Leafs Team Offense Preview

They score 2.8 goals per game in even strength situations. They have an above average offense in 5v5 action. They score 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.6 power play opportunities per game this season and that places them among the worst at getting power play opportunities. This means that they score on 29.67% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a pretty tough team on the power play.

They take 34.6 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and their shot quality is rather decent.

Florida Panthers Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force Florida Panthers into 3.1 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 79.53%, which is average.

Opponents take 30.7 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Florida Panthers Team Offense Preview




They score 3.2 goals per game in even strength situations. This is one of the best offenses in the NHL. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.2 power play opportunities per game this season, they do an above average job at drawing penalties. This means that they score on 22.97% of their shots on the power play.

They take 37.3 shots per game regardless of situation and that means that they are aggressive on the offensive end and their shot quality is rather decent.

The Toronto Maple Leafs Roster

The Players to Watch for Toronto Maple Leafs

Morgan Rielly D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 13.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 9 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 49 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 58 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 4.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

T.J. Brodie D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 18.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 23 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 6.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Auston Matthews C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 14.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 54 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 38 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 92 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 18.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Florida Panthers Roster

The Players to Watch for Florida Panthers

MacKenzie Weegar D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 37.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 7 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 31 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 38 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 4.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Aaron Ekblad D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 38.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 15 goals this season, he is a scoring threat and he has 42 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 57 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 8.3% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Jonathan Huberdeau LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 27.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 24 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 73 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 97 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 12.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Toronto Maple Leafs 1 Florida Panthers 5

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